Welcome to Hayward Gourmet!Welcome to Hayward Gourmet!

Hayward Main Street Gourmet Popcorn LLC (Hayward Gourmet) is located in the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin on Main Street in downtown Hayward, WI.  We are truly a small town family-owned business that loves to share our tasty creation with everyone!

The company began in 2008 and was purchased by our family in early 2013.  Our products are made with the finest ingredients, hand packed to the brim with LOVE, heat sealed for freshness and ready for delivery to your home or office.

I am Jen Vobornik.  I am a mother of 11 children, and my husband Ben and I have been married for 23 years.  Ben and I are both teachers by trade.  I spent many years in graduate school as well, for a degree in Human Development and Family Studies.

In 2018 Karri came on as a co-owner with Hayward Gourmet.  We did an expansion of our business at that time to include wholesale, fundraising, retail and direct selling. 

So, why did I buy a gourmet popcorn shop you ask?  WHY NOT?

We purchased the shop as an existing business in our very tourist-driven small town.  When we bought the shop, we were very eager to keep the original recipes the same and grow the business.  Our primary goal was to have a place where our children could learn about running a business and finance, as well as a place for them to learn about job skills and working hard!  I have two children specifically who will need long term employment and living needs close to home.

Our family-owned company takes pride in a high quality product alongside strong family values! As the Owner of Hayward Gourmet, I strive to create a family-orientated business alongside a professional high grade gourmet product.

What makes our product gourmet?  We make our product in small batches and make popcorn daily for our customers.  We use high-end packaging to secure freshness of our product.  All of our recipes are homemade and blended from several ingredients!  That’s how we get our great flavors!

We are incredibly proud of every product we sell, and equally proud that our business has created new jobs.  We support local organizations and community events, in addition to offering our fundraising programs to help a variety of organizations across the country meet their funding goals.

Thanks for “popping in”
Jennifer Vobornik
Hayward Gourmet

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